South Asia

Review of water and climate change policies in South Asia

rban India is now the world's third largest garbage generator. But the amount of waste generated is not as much of an issue as the fact that over 45 million tonnes (or 3 million trucks worth) of garbage is untreated and disposed of by municipal authorities each year in an unhygienic manner. - See more at: http://www.downtoearth.org.in/dte-infographics/clean_your_backyard-57790.html#sthash.0ZdUrs08.dpuf
rban India is now the world's third largest garbage generator. But the amount of waste generated is not as much of an issue as the fact that over 45 million tonnes (or 3 million trucks worth) of garbage is untreated and disposed of by municipal authorities each year in an unhygienic manner. - See more at: http://www.downtoearth.org.in/dte-infographics/clean_your_backyard-57790.html#sthash.0ZdUrs08.dpuf

This report assesses the suitability of the water and climate-related policy environment (existing policy, legislation, strategy and planning instruments) for adapting to the impacts of climate change in the water sector in South Asia.
 

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